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Small Gathering

$ 4,999

The Small Gathering option provides a dignified transfer of your loved one into our care, professional preparation and cremation.  You also have the opportunity to spend time with your loved one at our Funeral Home.


This service includes 24-hour advice and support.



  • We will transfer your loved one into our care and provide fundamental hygienic services.

  • One of our funeral directors will visit you at your home or you are welcome to visit us at our premises to finalise arrangements which will include preparation of all necessary documentation including the Death Certificate.

  • A private 45 minute gathering/viewing for up to 10 people at our Funeral Home.

  • We will take care of the cremation and all required fees.  The ashes will be available to you within three working days following the cremation.

  • Due to the unique options and pricing, full payment is required before the funeral service or the day of cremation.


If you would like a celebrant to talk on your behalf and have the opportunity to catch up with guests following a service, A Family and Friends Service would be a better option.




  • Additional  fees for other hygienic services – Full or partial embalming may often enhance the viewing experience, or be necessary for preservation. Both options are available if required and can be discussed with your funeral director.

  • Additional casket options are available – click on the Casket Brochure below.

  • If you would like to spend more time with your loved one, this can be arranged and an additional fee would apply.

  • Additional fees for weekends, after hours and public holidays.

  • Additional fees may apply if travel is outside of South Canterbury.


Caskets, Urns and Keepsakes

If you would like to upgrade from the  casket included in this option, please click on the link below to view our full casket options and prices. We are able to source an extensive range of memorial jewellrey and other urn types.  Some option's can be viewed in the link below, or please talk to us about other options.

  • When will I see my loved one again?
    With The Simple Cremation option, there is no opportunity to view your loved one. If however, you wish to include a viewing the Small Gathering or Family & Friends options may be more suited to you.
  • When will I receive the death certificate?
    The death certificate is registered online on the day following the cremation and lodged with Births, Deaths and Marriages. It then takes 5-10 working days to be prepared and is posted direct to the Next of Kin as stated on the arrangement form.
  • Can we have catering?
    With the Simple Cremation, catering is not included. However, if you would like to have catering, then a Family and Friends option may be more suited to you.
  • When will we receive the ashes?
    One of our funeral directors will contact you once the ashes are ready to be collected. The ashes may be available two to three business days following the cremation.
  • Do the flowers get cremated as well?
    The flowers get cremated along with the casket, however if you wish to keep the flowers, your funeral director will make sure these are given to you prior.
  • What are your payment terms and options for payments?
    Due to the unique options and pricing, we do not run credit accounts. Full payment is to be made on or before the funeral service or the day of cremation.

Pre-Planning and Pre-Pay options are available.

Request a copy of our Funeral Information Pack 

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Funeral Options



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